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Buffalo police respond to possible hostage situation on Niagara Street

The Buffalo Police SWAT Team was dispatched to the scene of what is believed to be a hostage situation Sunday night in the 1200 block of Niagara Street near Breckenridge Street.

Two vans were at the scene, as well as several police cruisers. Traffic was blocked off in both directions on Niagara and patrons of the nearby Sugar City music venue were evacuated. Further information was unavailable.